Sports GK Questions-Dec 24, 2022

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Sports GK Questions-Dec 24, 2022

1-Sam Curran, the number one all-rounder for England, was purchased by Punjab Kings for a staggering Rs 18.50 crore at the 2023 mini-player auction of the lucrative competition, making him both the most expensive player and buy in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Sam Curran
Sam Curran

2-After Curran, Australian all-rounder Cameron Green also garnered high offers from teams, and after being selected by the Mumbai Indians for a staggering Rs 17.5 crore, he rose to the position of second-most expensive player in IPL history.

Cameron Green

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3-South African all-rounder Chris Morris was the most expensive IPL purchase prior to this auction. In the 2021 auction, Rajasthan Royals paid Rs. 16.25 crore to acquire him.

4-In the meantime, Ben Stokes, the captain of the England Test team, was sold to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 16.25 crore following competitive bidding with LSG and SRH. Harry Brook, a teammate of his, became the first millionaire at the IPL 2023 mini auction after being purchased by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for an astounding Rs 13.25 crore.

Ben Stokes

5-Nicholas Pooran, a West Indies batsman who struggled in the IPL 2022 and was let go by SRH, joined Lucknow Super Giants for 16 crore. Jason Holder was another West Indian that Rajasthan Royals purchased for 5.75 crore.

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6-Mayank Agarwal, who was released by the Punjab Kings, was the greatest Indian buy at the auction, going to SRH for 8.25 crore, while Gujarat Titans landed Shivam Mavi for 6 crore, the other significant Indian buy.

Mayank Agarwal

7-In the early rounds, Joe Root, Rilee Rossouw, and Shakib Al Hasan went unnoticed, yet they were the two buys in the auction. For 4.6 crores, Rossouw joined DC, Joe Root joined RR for 1 crore, and Shakib joined KKR for 1.5 crores.

8-New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was acquired by Gujarat Titans for Rs 2 crore, while former India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane was signed by CSK for Rs 50 lakh, which was his basic price.

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9-On Day 3 of the qualifiers for the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 (Mens Under 18), Bhubaneswar, Hockey Uttar Pradesh, Hockey Chandigarh, and Hockey Madhya Pradesh each won their respective games.

10-Justin Sammons, the Proteas batting coach, is certain that South Africa will fight back and challenge Australia for the series victory when the two teams square off in the Boxing Day Test, which begins on Monday in Melbourne.

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